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, will they come? staten island has just okayed construction of the world's tallest ferry well. ferris wheel. the 625-foot tall monster will carry 1440 people, and it is set to open in 2015. that said, the drug industry's number one tourist attraction, bill schulz, couldn't wait that long and he hit the streets to talk turkey with the tourists about all things ferris. >> i'm back at times square to talk to the people and find out if this new ferris wheel will illicit boos are on great views. ps, i work for fox news. >> they want to build the world's biggest ferris wheel. it will take 38 minutes to go all the way around. it will have a great view of manhattan. is that something that will make you go to staten island? >> if they had a giant ferris wheel, a big one, i would go to watch it roll off into the water. >> yes. >> why? >> it is the world's biggest ferris wheel. >> there is a sucker out there for every ferris wheel. >> it would have to be more than the fer whys wheel. >> they also go to tvi fridays. >> they have one there too. >> i am not big on ferris wheels. it wouldn't make a differ
hit, actually down here on staten island. especially the south-facing beaches, badly affected by flooding. particularly on that south shore. hearing reports of hundreds of residents in at least two different neighborhoods that were forced to go to rooftops to escape the rising waters and await emergency help. emergency officials call it a scene out of a war zone. they want people stay put. emergency personnel are coming for you. we also will keep you updated on the conditions on staten island. we have more information through the day. some shocking images to show you. we also want to show you a story developing in queens. the breezy point area. in rockaways, residents dealing with not the storm, but fire, wind, rain. a massive six-alarm blaze breaking overnight there. over 50 homes destroyed by the blaze. 200 firefighters and emergency personnel on the scene. they are also having to move at times through chest-deep water and making it more difficult, houses that are so close together. in fact, abc news' jim dubreuil was on the scene overnight and here's how he described the sc
, staten island, badly affected by flooding. one of the hardest-hit areas here, particularly on the south shore. hundreds of reports of residents in at least two different neighborhoods being forced to head to rooftops of buildings to escape the rising floodwaters. one local official called this situation a scene out of a war zone. and information from staten island is only beginning to trickle in. we're going to update all of this as we learn more. there's also stuff here in queens. the breezy point area, the rockaways, where the residents had to deal with rain and wind as well as fires. a six-alarm fire. the new york fire department, saving some 60 homes. 200 firefighters battling this overnight. overnight, something very difficult to fight because of the winds and the houses are closely packed together. abc news' jim debrill was on the scene of the fire in queens. this is what he described. >> reporter: this is a community that lost the most people during 9/11. the firefighters and cons during 9/11. this area was hit horribly tonight. many expected there would be flooding. and then, th
. >> this is from staten island. it shows the power of the storm surge from sandy. this is a 174, 1,000 ton tanker. it washed into a roadway. it has been more roughly a while -- mile away now. nobody was hurt, but luckily gary >> more examples of the power of the storm. race officials are weighing which races to schedule or a limit. the number is in question -- 26.2 mile route goes through each of the outer boroughs and mostly avoids the area hit hardest by the flooding. half of the runners usually take the staten island ferry to get to the starting line. it may resume service, but some areas may not be operating. still o to get that event under way. >> it will take a while to get everything back to normal. we are looking at 41 degrees. >> we will take a look exit we are keeping an eye on all town alexandria, where the water was rising yesterday. >> john gonzalez joins us live with an update -- some flooding at this point? >> the good news this year -- morning in old town is that floodwaters have receded. the bad news is the potomac river is a block away the river is two to 3 feet higher. high tid
the five burrows of new york city. brooklyn, staten island, the lower end of manhattan, queens and all along these beaches. all mandatory evacuations. a sturgeon is on the way. next map. it's going to come right up through the center of all of this. it's gonna batter into new york city. this is fire irelandal island "island. a storm that cut a government cut a long time ago. dude road in the hamptons, all of this expected to get a sturgeon somewhere between 6 feet and 11 feet. the local emergency managers are telling us it may on 00 high side of that. because we have a combination that never in the history of this region has been seen. and that is a storm coming ashore directly at high tide during a full moon. and truthfully, a 6 to 11-foot sturgeon and all of this is in big trouble as is the subway system in lower manhattan. news is breaking now in new york city as not only we have that crane disaster but also word of a four story apartment building which caught fire and has now collapsed. we're told it's at 14th street and 8th avenue which would be west village meets the chelsey area
and broad channels in queens, all of the coastline in staten island, city island, and another patch of the south bronx, battery park city, and stretches of the the west side water front and of the lower east side village in manhattan. there are two maps on display there, which we have and which we're trying to get. which show the areas as zone a, but the bottom line is the other map shows the 76 evacuation centers. if you live in zone a and have not yet evacuated to a safe location out of zone a, it's crucial that you do that as soon as possible. time is running out, if you're not sure if you live in zone a find out by calling 211 or take your map into the zone finder, the zone finder may be slow because we're getting inundated with requests. but we must have some patience. i can't stress enough that this is for your own safety. and that if you refuse to evacuation, you're not only putting yourself at risk, but also the first responders who will have to assist you in an emergency. everyone must keep in mind, especially those who have not yet left that mass transit service is going t
is slowly but surely coming back. what about the bronx, queens, staten island? >> the power outages -- the sustained power outage in new york city is really located in manhattan from midtown south of wall street as well as in certain pockets and different areas in queens as well as in parts of staten island. but it's very, very limited in those areas. the large concentrated area in the bronx is the one with the millions of millions of people right now. >> have you ever experienced anything like this before, joe? >> no. new york city has never experienced anything like this. i said yesterday it was by far the single most devastating event to ever happen to our subway and rail system. i was involved as deputy mayor in new york city on 9/11. it's given me -- i'm having enormous amount of deja vu. what's different though is this is not isolated to the world trade center area and just lower manhattan. it's city wide. the devastation that's happened on long island, that's happened in new jersey, this was massive. >> we're watching by the way, joe, the president of the united states. he's
to build the world's tallest ferris wheel on staten island. it's expected to become a popular tourist attraction for panoramic views. city officials say the wheel will be 190.5 meters tall, more than 25 meters taller than the one in singapore. passengers will take about 38 minutes to go around. the city plans to begin construction of the ride and its surrounding shopping center in 2014. the entire facility is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2015. staten island is the least populated of new york cities boroug boroughs. >>> the gaming industry is booming in japan driven by a rapid inside in smart phone users. but it faces a serious shortage of programmers. a maker of game software has organized a programmer contest to find talented people. among the contestants were a handful of high school students. >> reporter: 22 finalists gathered in tokyo for the contest earlier this month. all of them are students. the total prize money is about $13,000. mori is one of three high school students who are taking part. the three are competing against undergraduate and graduate school students
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of staten island across the harbor from manhattan. terrified 3-year-old haley rombey lifted into the arms of safety. the rescues continue. sandy may have taken away these people's homes, but she couldn't take away what they cherish the most. as we speak, rescue crews are still working to get people to safety and they're expected to continue working through the night. now, we spoke to one family and they told me like many other people here that they thought they were prepared for this storm. that family told me they actually took all of their valuables, all of their belongings moved them about four feet off the ground in their home, but the problem is, they got five feet of water inside their house. the cleanup still continuing and the rescues still continuing here in new jersey. diane? >> alex, we will be back with you and those rescuers later in this one-hour broadcast and we have another note about right now. we want you to look at this. sandy is still on the move, heading into the center of the country and this is the big picture. as it continues to pummel americans as far west as chic
, actually had to cut power to some areas of brooklyn and staten island overnight. and along the jersey shore, the view from the air revealing just how much devastation that popular tourist area suffered. there's worries about leaking fuel in some still-flooded towns. new jersey governor chris christie is promising the area will be rebuilt. he says it won't be the same, though. >>> and further from the east coast, sandy will go down as a massive snowmaker. one ski resort in west virginia reported three feet of mostly heavy, wet snow that was blown by 60-mile-per-hour winds. the weight of the snow was too much for some trees, many of which collapsed across roads, forcing those roads to close. >> the scope is just unbelievable. >>> once again this morning, our broadcast is dedicated to the latest on the storm and its aftermath. >> and so, we begin with abc's mark greenblatt. he's in hard-hit lower manhattan this morning with the latest. good morning to you, mark. >> reporter: good morning to you. and most of the lights here in lower manhattan do remain out. but in a sign that life is at least b
. this will be interesting. >> it will be. >> you're watching live pictures of staten island as you can see quite a change there as well from this storm. and we'll be right back. loating? yeah. one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day >> question t these digestive iss with three strains of good bacteria. approved! [ phillips' lady ] live the regular life. phillips'. prego?! but i've bought ragu for years. [ thinking ] wonder what other questionable choices i've made? i choose date number 2! whooo! [ sigh of relief ] [ male announcer ] choose taste. choose prego. >>> and welcome back. those are live pictures of staten island. again, an unbelievable damage in staten island, new york. >>> the damage from sandy is going to cost untold billions of dollars and change the landscape of at least a 45-mile stretch of the jersey shore as well as other areas. the costs are even greater in terms of the life and culture of an iconic part of america. that is never quite going to be the same. nbc news special correspondent tom brokaw joins me from new york. we've seen storms before. you have experienced them clo
rescues fr staten island, new york. a helicopter rescued five adults and a child yesterday. in new york city the mayor says it could be several days before the subway is running again. all 10 of the city's tunnels that carry passengers under the east river were flooded by the storm. but there are some small signs of recovery. the new york city marathon will go on as planned this sunday and the new york stock exchange will open today. >>> as officials begin to assess the economic impact made by sandy, it's estimated that she will end up costing about $20 billion in damage and $30 billion in lost business. >>> president barack obama is skipping battleground states to visit victims in new jersey. the republican governor often criticizes the president but has praised his handling of sandy's aftermath. meanwhile, mitt romney will be back on the campaign trail today with stops in florida. yesterday he scheduled all events due to accept and instead, collected food and donations for storm relief in kettering, ohio. . >>> and the governor of maryland will get a first hand look at the devastation
. then in new york, mandatory evacuations are underway in zone a areas, including staten island and the rock aways. let's bring in meteorologist chad myers to talk about zone a, a lot of folks maybe don't even know they live in zone a, mayor bloomberg making it very serious, saying we're cutting off hot water and heat in those areas. there's the jfk then we start battery park city, all the way up manhattan and up the hudson to the east river here. we're talking just up the east river and downa little farther is the red book, these are all the low-lying areas that will be inundated with the expected surge and then across staten island. watch your stuff there, and there, even with zone a. >>> we're only showing thatborouthat bur bourough threw, there's going to be evacuations from new jersey as well. we just don't have them plotted on there. if you know that you live less than 10 feet above sea level in the new york metro area, connecticut, long island, new york city, hoboken, you need us to get out of there. it's just that simple. because that's how high the water is going to be. >> that stat
, sandy devastates staten island. that borough has seen some of the worst damage in new york. six people killed there. two residents died in the cottonville section when two homes completely ripped from their foundations. shelters and hospitals lost power at the height of the storm. michael grim, part of his district in staten island. on the phone from the brooklyn part of that district tonight. good to talk to you, congressman, certainly not under these circumstances, though. obviously, i know have you been on the ground much of the day visiting your district, talking to residents. how are things? >> people are devastated. obviously, we've had significant loss of life, which, you know, devastates a community. and, of course, the damage is much greater than anyone anticipated. it really is a surreal scene to see very large boats in the middle of your block, in front of your house, cars, displaced and on people's lawns that came in with the waves and homes literally being ripped right out from the foundation. there is nothing. they look like -- they look like lots with debris all over the
and hospitals lost power at the height of the storm. michael grim, part of his district in staten island. on the phone from the brooklyn part of that district tonight. good to talk to you, congressman, certainly not under these circumstances, though. obviously, i know have you been on the ground much of the day visiting your district, talking to residents. how are things? >> people are devastated. obviously, we've had significant loss of life, which, you know, devastates a community. and, of course, the damage is much greater than anyone anticipated. it really is a surreal scene to see very large boats in the middle of your block, in front of your house, cars, displaced and on people's lawns that came in with the waves and homes literally being ripped right out from the foundation. there is nothing. they look like -- they look like lots with debris all over them. again, something would you expect in a movie scene. >> one of the things that shocked us is when a hospital lost power and had to evacuate patients. the richmond medical center, i know you were there. there were questions about
towards staten island, towards liberty island and jersey we saw the flashes in the air. that was the transformers blowing. i could literally see staten island going dark. i could see areas of jersey going dark. it was just so surreal as the water was moving. i barely made it out of there in time. a lot of people got stranded down there as the water came up very quickly. as far as the winds went, these were the peak winds in the big cities. that's why we have so many downed trees in the suburbs. even higher than this in the 70 mile per hour range. long island had the highest gusts. islip at 90. one of the highest ones we've seen. it's still a breezy, windy morning. not even half as bad as what we dealt with yesterday afternoon and evening. we still have gusts out there of 23 in philadelphia. 38 in new york. i don't think we'll get much more damage from the winds during the day to day. there could be always the danger of a couple tree limbs that came loose yesterday falling down. that will be the biggest concern. winds in new england have gone light. you're just fine ther
to manhattan with a record storm surged, pushing the n to a staten island street. new york city subways are also wonder several feet of water. >> our resources are ready to clean this up. a crane collapsed and is 0 stories above8 the street. a major hospital was evacuated backup generator sale. more than 50 homes were destroyed when two fires sparked in rockaway. >> there was a boat with us, we in in the boat and got there. firefighters rescued dozens e trapped using that boat. in new jersey family's retract in their flooded homes. >> we're trying to save as many lives as it is possible to save. snow is falling in multiple states. and millions are now without power throughout the region, including all of manhattan, south the 34th street. it could be a week before the area fully recovers. we did learn that the new york may reopennge tomorrow. >> back to you. storm.onger a tropical but the storm is still capable of lots of damage. this on how long we feeling the effects of sandy. feeling it for the the week in terms of flooding. feel pretty comfortable you can venture out and about your b
. you did through, pay your money. this is from the surveillance camera. as we go toward staten island, look at thetion. i don't know how that came about but that's what they have in new york city. they went to bed last night with a blackout. we'll be right back. >>> in tonight's consumer alert, believe it or not there is a silver lining in sandy's wake. experts aren't predicting a big spike in the pumps at the pump. sandy's path did not affect the refineries in the gulf as much. >>> and if you were lucky enough top ride out the storm with power, chances are you watched a few movies. viewership doubled on the east coast. >>> all right. families without power tonight are wondering whether they will have food when the power comes back on. we'll break down what you need to know to stay safe in your home tonight. >>> entire neighborhoods have been flooded. >> abc2 news cheryl conner has been riding out the storm. the water is pulling back. >> reporter: we're starting to return to the life that we know on kent island many we can now drive across the bay bridge. that's number one. it opened
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affiliate. tell us about this dramatic rescue. >> there have been rescues all over staten island. it is heartbreaking what has been going on. behind me what you are looking at, this used to be a house now it is a pile of debris. there is debris scattered all over the place. this is the result of strong winds that came along with hurricane sandy. unbelievable to see parts of the home all over the place. this entire block than destroyed. on the other side of the street it is more of the same. people's lives people's furniture everything on the front porch just lying all over the place. this is the scene across staten island. a total of 5 deaths have been blamed. including people crushed by debris inside their own home. in a different part there is a search underway. they are searching for two little boys ages 2 and 4. they got separated from their mother and hasn't been seen since. it is unclear whether these homes here will be livable again. >> thank you so much from our local fox affiliate. hope they find those two little boys. >>> let's take a look at what officials at new york
spin around here. this is the ferry station for the staten island ferry, this is where the boats depart from manhattan. on staten island we are told the ferry station there is quote, completely devastated." yesterday, the new york city police department had to make a number of rest cushion in staten island. we are told they used a helicopter to pluck six people off of roof stops. they had to drop a basket, five adults and one child during that emergency evacuation. staten island overall still in very rough condition u. said a moment ago 22 people have died in new york city, seven of those deaths in staten island. one of them an off-duty new york city police officer who died in staten island, he apparently was electrocuted, and possibly the hardest hit location, breezy point, queens. we've heard about the 100 homes destroyed by fire, let's not forget the fact that more than 100 more have suffered extensive flood damage. people were told to evacuate from there, but more than half of them simply refused to do so. and lastly, let me tell you about what is happening across the hudson river f
lifted staten island residents off their roof. up and down the jersey shore, scenes of devastation. house after house, crumpled to bits. and for many, stranded here in hoboken, there's no relief in sight. and diane, i'm standing in what's supposed to be a busy intersection. if you look around, as far as the eye can see, nothing but water. and of course, for the people that live here, the urgency is only growing. diane? >> thank you, alex. and these rescue scenes bring us to an update, the ones you saw in alex's report, because they include some heroes of the storm you have met before. as sandy crashed into new york, i went to meet with the nypd's scuba rescue team and they are preparing to brave 20-foot waves in the dark of the night to help anyone in trouble, but they tell me today they did not have to rescue a single new yorker in the waters, so, they boarded those rescue helicopters. they were there, air lifting people off the rooftops in staten island. a grateful city thanking them tonight. >>> and, how about the bright lights of the big city? well, the power was flickering back on to
by the wind and water. the staten island buildings are almost done. we will finish that in the next day or so. we need to certify that the buildings are safe to occupy. i know it is annoying to everyone, but we do not need to have any more loss of life. every building in staten island will have been tagged. you can love to see. red, yellow and green. green means it is safe, red means you cannot enter the building. yellow means you should exercise great caution. for example, go to some floors but not others. the ability to notify each owner in a very short time really is not there and the phone service does not work all that well. you can take a look at your building. i know it is, once again, not that convenient, but it is a practical way to save -- way to solve the problem. large building owners who have building staff that is familiar with working with us consult a certified with the department building engineers are willing to accept the self certification they will received the green light to be able to go into it. for the average person, you will have to just look at the sticker. let me
river as well as the verazzano bridge that connects brooklyn and staten island. manhattan literally is now an island. there is also now the concern that conedison the local utility has raise that had they may have to do preemptive power outages, if it looks like some of the low-lying areas are going to flood to protect the underground equipment. they would do power outages, so so much for the utility of having utilities and elect call wires under a ground. that can be an issue as well when storm surges rise. we'll be back with more as our special coverage goes on. guys, back to you. >> thank you so much, scott. that's why we have so many issues with the exchange. that's the neighborhood where the new york stock exchange is. back to the dramatic picture in midtown manhattan, a construction hanging from a skyscraper. robert frank is live in new york city with more on that. robert? >> reporter: thanks, guys. well, i'm standing on 57th and 8th, just a couple of blocks from where this crane is hanging like a giant sword over midtown manhattan. here's what we know so far. at approximately
, staten island. as many as 1,000 people said to be in danger, plucked off the roof of theirs homes in bergen county. enormous fire is burning in the queens section of new york, 50 homes destroyed. another 24 are on fire right this moment. also a transformer explosion through the night. also 360 patients, some of them babies from the nicu, had to evacuate from a major new york hospital. historic flooding to tell you about that's consumed not only manhattan but parts of the northeast. homes are under water and more than 7 million people are in the dark. they've lost power and transportation is at a standstill, could be days until things get back to normal. covering the storm and this story like no other network. it is tuesday, october 30th. and special coverage begins right here on a special edition of "starting point" in the wake of super storm sandy. >>> lots to talk about this morning. first let's start with pictures of that tampger, 700-ton tanker has washed aground. clifton, staten island. these are live pictures. don't know the information about this tanker at this moment. as s
video over staten island, new jersey where what appears to be a barge or a tanker ship has come aground -- or just sort of washed ashore there on staten island as we look -- as the president and governor christie tour the area. this is from chopper 4 which is wnbc's helicopter. >>> there is president obama meeting in new jersey with the governor, chris christie. he just got together with him a few moments ago. the president, as i mentioned, touring the most heavily damaged areas of the state right now along the coastline. some 61 people have been killed by hurricane sandy, most in new york and new jersey. 6.1 million customers remain without power. more than 19,000 airplane flights have been canceled because of the storm with more expected. >>> newark and jfk airports have reopened to limited service today. laguardia and teterboro remain closed. governor cuomo says we can expect limited subway service to be restored tomorrow. long island railroad and metro north railroad service is going to begin in some sort of limited fashion at roughly 2:00 p.m. today and some of new jersey transit -
. y no nunca. >>> no sabÍa. nadie sabÍa. >>> en staten island new york. blanca rosa vilches univisiÓn. >>> las fuerzas rebeldes de syria dijeron hoy, que lograron avances tras fehr zos batallas para el control de ale po la ciudad mÁs grande de ese paigs. el anuncio se hizo concediendo con la decisiÓn del rÉgimen, por alto al fuego por el inicio de la celebraciÓn musulmana llamada fiesta del sacrificio, que comienza maÑana. >>> precisamente miles de musulmanes de todo el mundo participan en preparativos de los festejos, uno de los importantes del islamismo vestidos de blanco, cientos de miles de hombres y mujeres. se preparan para la peregrinaciÓn anual, a la ciudad santa de la meca. en una celda de ciudad de vaticano. que se le otorgue un perdÓn si paolo ga brie le se arrepiento y luego se lo pide al papa. >>> la tripulaciÓn estÁ compuesta por 2 rusos y un estadounidense se sumaron a otros 3 que habÍa en la estaciÓn orbital. viajaron 32 peces para determinar de que modo afectan a los organismos vivientes. >>> y estados afectados por el brote de meningitis. las autoridades s
manhattan, but in other areas of the city. areas like queens, staten island, as shown in yellow on the map. they could see storm surges anywhere between 6 and 12 feet. many of those residents spent the day today packing up and heading to safer areas of the city or out of the city all together. some are still opting to stay tonight, that is of great concern for new york's mayor michael bloomberg, his biggest fear is that people will not leave and emergency workers will potentially lose their lives trying to rescue them, some 76 evacuation centers have been set up in the area and, lester, the water behind me, if those storm surges as predicted could be as high as my knees or waist. >> there are also evacuations for low-lying areas along the connecticut coast. katie turr is on the beach in fairfield for us tonight. katie, good evening. >> reporter: and lester, the wind has been picking up pretty steadily off long island sound all evening. no rain as of yet has, expected until tomorrow. people here in fairfield are hearing take heed, they are -- not to mention the hundreds of thousands in this
es momento de mostrar imágenes de una de las televidentes desde el patio de su casa en staten island en nueva york, como dice ella que sandy está lejos de las costas del estado. >>> disculpeme, tengo un acceso de tos, pausa y ya regresamos con más ♪. ♪. >>> acostumbra usted a fumar dentro de su auto mientras conduce, un nuevo estudio indica que los niveles de contaminación dentro de vehículos de fumadores excede el nivel de contaminación permitido por la organización mundial de la salud >>> baja la ventana no es una opción. >>> es un hábito común, pero muy pocos están concientes del peligro de fumar. >>> es que no se pueden diseminar fácilmente. >>> hay más de 4 mil químicos conocidos dentro de un cigarro, y si cree que bajar la ventana es una opción, está equivocado, porque en cada metro cúbico hay 85 microgramos de estas moléculas, lo tolerado por la organización mundial de la salud es apenas 25 microgramos. >>> los países proponen legislación para impedir que se fume dentro de un vehículo, pero no todos están de acuerdo. >>> si fuman dentro de su automóv
tanker on to a staten island street. new york city subways under several feet of water. >> we've got all our resources to get everything open i am >> reporter: the damage is extensive in new york. a crane collapsed and still dangling 80 stories above streets. >> get on the sidewalk. >> reporter: major hospital was evacuated after its back-up generators failed. >> this is an infant. more more than 50 homes were destroyed when two fires sparked in the rockaways. >> couldn't get any apparatus. we had a boat got in the boat and went down there >> reporter: firefighters rescued dozens trapped, using that boat. damage widespread in connecticut and new jersey where families are trapped in their flooded homes. >> we are trying to do is save as many lives as is possible. >> reporter: snow is falling in eight states, ohio, pennsylvania and west virginia where they may get up to three feet. millions are without power throughout the region, including all of manhattan south of 34th street. it could be more tan a week before this region recovers from -- sandy. we did learn the new york stock exchange
manhattan with 13 foot storm surge and pushed this 700 ton tanker on to a staten island street. new york city subways under several feet of water. >> we've got all our resources to get everything open i am >> reporter: the damage is extensive in new york. a crane collapsed and still dangling 80 stories above streets. >> get on the sidewalk. >> reporter: major hospital was evacuated after its back-up generators failed. >> this is an infant. more more than 50 homes were destroyed when two fires sparked in the rockaways. >> couldn't get any apparatus. we had a boat got in the boat and went down there >> reporter: firefighters rescued dozens trapped, using that boat. damage widespread in connecticut and new jersey where families are trapped in their flooded homes. >> we are trying to do is save as many lives as is possible. >> reporter: snow is falling in eight states, ohio, pennsylvania and west virginia where they may get up to three feet. millions are without power throughout the region, including all of manhattan south of 34th street. it could be more tan a week before this region recove
injured. on staten island, the force that tossed a vote on shore. >> make no mistake about it, this was a devastating storm, maybe the worst we have ever experienced. our first responders have been doing a heroic job protecting our city and saving lives. they are still sitting lives and conducting search and rescue missions and we owe them an enormous debt of gratitude. >> good morning, america -- breaking news, a perfect storm. gregg's america -- >> americans woke up to find it all too real. >> a record-breaking loss of power. >> on manhattan island, they are reeling from what happened. >> there is nothing but you can do. the water is just going to come. it is too strong. you have to stand there and let it happen. >> it is a post apocalyptic scene cars swept down the avenue by the force of the water. debris everywhere. she care of believe what she saw. >> can you describe what happened to? gregg's a lot of water. -- >> i lot of water flowing all over. the transistors are blowing up. >> manhattan is the unusually quiet today. swollen waters rose one began with high tide. -- on
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